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Our Life in the Main Beam of a Mobile Phone Base Station Germany
Contamination level: Severe illness! Forced to abandon a home.
Author: Christine Kind Created: 21 Jan 2006 Updated: 22 Jan 2006 Viewed: 5002 time(s)
Fürther Ärztetagung am 22.10.2005
Mobilfunk und Gesundheit
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Read also Chrisine Kind story in German. Created: 22 Jan 2006
Read also Chrisine Kind story in German.
The full story is in German and is called Christine aus Dresden.

You can also get there through this link:
http://www.mast-victims.org/index.php?content=journal&action=view&type=journal&id=5
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Anna Marie Kind before and Ca. 6 Months after De-exposure Created: 22 Jan 2006
Arthur Schopenhauer
(1788 - 1860)
Philosopher

All truth passes through three stages.
First, it is ridiculed.
Second, it is violently opposed.
Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
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Documented plant damage at the house opposite the transmitter Created: 22 Jan 2006
Documented plant damage at the house opposite the transmitter

Balcony plants with 1,4000 µW/m² at 1st floor level and 6500 µ/m² at ground floor level (side-lobes) on 30.06.2005
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Health Insurance [Krankenkasse] Confirmation: Created: 22 Jan 2006
The Krankenkasse confirms:

There arises no doubt about the health damage caused to your family and the conclusiveness of the illness score cannot be doubted in this case.
It is accepted that in your case the health damage is indeed caused by electromagnetic waves.
Amongst scientists, it is undisputed that apart from ending the exposure there is no established therapy for treating electrosensitivity.

The Bundesamt für Strahlenschutz recommends in its brochure:
Where there is a landline use it.
Only make short calls with mobile phones.
If possible, do not telephone where there is bad reception, since the
mobile phone then needs more power and the radiation is thereby
increased.
Use mobile phones with a SAR value of 0.6 W/kg or less.
Sending SMS texts is better than talking on the mobile phone.
Only place the phone against the ear when the phone is answered because the transmitter power is the highest whilst making the
telephone connection.

Measurements in our House (Childrens’ room in the attic): in March 2005

Radiation exposure from GSM:
35,000 µW/m² to 142,000 µW/m²=> 7.3V/m => 17.2% of Permitted Level

Radiation exposure from UMTS:
3 700 µW/m² to 37 000 µW/m² =>3.8 V/m => 6.2% of Permitted Level

Maximum Acceptable Exposure Limit: Total GSM and UMTS: ca. 180,000 µW/m² => 8.2 V/m
Minimum Tolerable Interference Field Strength in the Frequency Range 900 MHz-2000 MHz

This naturally raises questions for me:
If making the phone connection, which only lasts 3 seconds, is already not good, how then can the 20,000µW/m² [exposure] for 24 hours per day and for days, weeks and indeed for years be good for us and our children?

Since no information is available yet about the long-term effects or delayed injury to people living near transmitters, those responsible really should exercise more precaution.

Measurements in our House (Childrens’ room in the attic): in March 2005

Radiation exposure from GSM:
35,000 µW/m² to 142,000 µW/m²=> 7.3V/m => 17.2% of Permitted Level

Radiation exposure from UMTS:
3 700 µW/m² to 37 000 µW/m² =>3.8 V/m => 6.2% of Permitted Level

Maximum Acceptable Exposure Limit:
Total GSM and UMTS: ca. 180,000 µW/m² => 8.2 V/m

Minimum Tolerable Interference Field Strength in the Frequency Range 900 MHz-2000 MHz

Why were the planned countrywide sleep studies boycotted by the mobile telephony operators?

Why are there still no investigations into the effects of combinations [of different transmitters] and only just one single study of UMTS, the Netherlands Government Study? In this study there were significant disturbances demonstrated at far below the present permitted limits.
The BfS certified that this UMTS study was well carried out.

See: Graph 6
Results of the Redox Analyses
The Buffer Value (Pufferwert) provides information about the body's ability to detoxify oxidising toxins, radicals, activated molecular or atomic levels.

Explanation:
The measurements from 03.06.2004 and 18.09.2004 originate from my family during exposure. The follow-up monitoring carried out on 09.06.2005 (around 6 months after we had moved from our house) showed our values after de-exposure.

B is a volunteer who stayed a few days in our house. Within one week the values clearly worsened. After more than 2 months following de-exposure the initial values had not yet been reached.

See: Graph 7
Health Values = calculated from the buffer value (Pufferwert), membrane stability and the detoxification stability values.
(Pufferwert), membrane stability and the detoxification stability values.

See: Graph 8
Health Value [Gesundheitswert] for Residents

Negative values = Exposure; Positive values = De-exposure [moving away]
The exposed people have bad Regulation Values

The Blank Value [Leerwert]
The Blank Value during exposure was over 80 mV for all family members. Thus, our values were those found in cancer and MS patient groups.
Follow-up monitoring after moving house gave for all of us again Blank Values [Leerwerten] under 80mV.

See: Graph 9
GTP Values plotted vs. the Blank Values [Leerwerten]

Minimum Tolerable Interference Field Strength in the Frequency Range 900 MHz-2000 MHz

14 journals: environment +medicine +society
In the journal Umwelt +Medicine +Society 2/2005 the effect mechanisms are presented. The Resonance Effects should be given special attention.

[GTP-Werte in Abhaengigkeit von den Leerwerten]

Source: Medizin 2001, Jahrbuch für Mediziner, ISBN 3-900784-21-3
Further Information: http://www.hese-project.org/de/emf/WissenschaftForschung/Heinrich_Dr._Hermann/20050324_Mobilfunk_und_Gesundheit.pdf
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The Constitution of the Free State of Saxony Created: 22 Jan 2006
According to the Constitution of the Free State of Saxony:

Article 16, Paragraph 1:
“Everyone has the right to life and to physical integrity.”

Article 9, Paragraph 1:
The State recognises the right of every child to a healthy emotional, intellectual and physical development.

Article 13:
“The State has a duty to do all that is in its power to strive to achieve the fundamental aims of state policy as laid down in this Constitution, and to direct its activities accordingly.”

Who is protecting our health now?
The prevailing guidelines of 10,000,000 µW/m² merely protect us against heating!

The guidelines for X-Ray radiation have been tightened many times during the past century. We are now finding ourselves in the same situation as in the 1920’s, when one could have foot X-Rays done in shoe shops to see if the shoes were large enough. Today, that sounds absurd to us.

Excuses and procrastination by authorities and politicians does not help:

•“We take the fears and worries of the population very seriously.“
•”Putting people off until the results of mobile phone research programmes are available from 2006.”
•“Officially everything is in order since the guidelines (which protect against warming) are carried out.“
•“A regrettable individual case.“
Is mobile telephony harmful?

The Bundesamt für Strahlenschutz [Government Radiation Protection Authority] in its information brochure dated December 2003 answers the question as follows: “The established guidelines protect our bodies from too strong heating.“

Many people report health problems such as headaches, sleep disturbances, feeling unwell or symptoms of illnesses. They place the blame for these symptoms on radiation from mobile telephony.

In research studies, scientists have found relationships between the mobile phone radiation and physiological responses that are unrelated to heating.

However, the results of these studies are insufficient to prove that mobile telephony endangers our health. One takes into consideration the fact that smoking is harmful – and also the fact that this could only be proved scientifically just 3years ago.

See graph 3.
The cessation of the weight increase for Anna Marie is documented since December 2003. This cessation of weight increase was maintained until around the end of May 2004. In the middle of May 2004 the [house] screening was fitted. At this point, a clear weight increase becomes apparent. But, it was only after we had left our house that the Paediatrician was able to certify that no developmental disorder was present. Her development is now proceeding normally again, as it was before the exposure to the electromagnetic radiation field.

See Graph 4.
Somatogram for Anna Marie II.

See Graph 5.
for Wilhelm Kind

The radiation effects on growth rate were also demonstrated for Wilhelm.
He did not grow at all for4 months whilst exposed to radiation, which contrasts with his growth during the pre-exposure and de-exposure phases.
He also had a marked weight increase following the installation of house screening, as was the case for his sister.

From March 2005, Wilhelm slept in the cellar and, from that time, he increased height slightly (3mm). He only began to steadily increase in height after the de-exposure (our removal into a rented flat).
Other obvious symptoms during the exposure phase were continual diarrhoea for all family members and lymph node swellings in several family members

The cardiology examination did not reveal any organic causes for the atrial fibrillation and extrasystoles. My husband was prescribed beta-blockers for the hypertension and I was prescribed aspirin for blood thinning, which from the angiology point of view was not really unnecessary.'

It is a remarkable observation that our blood pressure was 10-30mm higher. Also, the pulse rate at rest increased by at least 10 beats.

Health Insurance [Krankenkasse] Confirmation:

The Krankenkasse confirms:

There arises no doubt about the health damage caused to your family and the conclusiveness of the illness score cannot be doubted in this case.

It is accepted that in your case the health damage is indeed caused by electromagnetic waves.

Amongst scientists, it is undisputed that apart from ending the exposure there is no established therapy for treating electrosensitivity.

The Bundesamt für Strahlenschutz recommends in its brochure:

Where there is a landline use it.

Only make short calls with mobile phones.

If possible, do not telephone where there is bad reception, since the
mobile phone then needs more power and the radiation is thereby
increased.

Use mobile phones with a SAR value of 0.6 W/kg or less.

Sending SMS texts is better than talking on the mobile phone.

Only place the phone against the ear when the phone is answered
because the transmitter power is the highest whilst making the
telephone connection.

This naturally raises questions for me:
If making the phone connection, which only lasts 3 seconds, is already not good, how then can the 20,000µW/m² [exposure] for 24 hours per day and for days, weeks and indeed for years be good for us and our children?

Since no information is available yet about the long-term effects or delayed injury to people living near transmitters, those responsible really should exercise more precaution.

14 journals: environment +medicine +society
In the journal Umwelt +Medicine +Society 2/2005 the effect mechanisms are presented. The Resonance Effects should be given special attention.

Measurements in our House (Childrens’ room in the attic): in March 2005
Radiation exposure from GSM:35,000 µW/m² to 142,000 µW/m²=> 7.3V/m => 17.2% of Permitted Level
Radiation exposure from UMTS: 3 700 µW/m² to 37 000 µW/m² =>3.8 V/m => 6.2% of Permitted Level
Maximum Acceptable Exposure Limit: Total GSM and UMTS: ca. 180,000 µW/m² => 8.2 V/m
Minimum Tolerable Interference Field Strength in the Frequency Range 900 MHz-2000 MHz

Why were the planned countrywide sleep studies boycotted by the mobile telephony operators?

Why are there still no investigations into the effects of combinations [of different transmitters] and only just one single study of UMTS, the Netherlands Government Study? In this study there were significant disturbances demonstrated at far below the present permitted limits.
The BfS certified that this UMTS study was well carried out.
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Measurements for Bone Marrow Activity, Erythrocyte Formation (% of the Erythrocytes): Reticulocytes Created: 22 Jan 2006
See: Table 1
Measurements for Bone Marrow Activity, Erythrocyte Formation (% of the Erythrocytes)

Melatonin: See: Table 2:

In the meantime, it was recognised [by the operator], that a [previously unidentified] hill slope was present. As a consequence of this discovery, in March the operator adjusted the tilting of the sectors by about 2 degrees. Regarding this, one must understand that these antennae usually have an electronically steered downwards tilt of 0-14°. Therefore our test results following this adjustment were not lower and our health problems remained the same.

This was followed by measurements carried out by the TU Dresden and the Staatlichen Umweltfachamtes (StUFA) on 16.3.04.
They stated that they had previously never measured such high values in residential areas, that is readings of about 1.6V/m (6500 µW/m²) in the children’s room and 0.9V/m (2,500 µW/m²) in the bedroom.

The worst-case calculation was about 4 V/m and 40,000 µW/m² in the children’s room whilst only 0.0001 µW/m² would be necessary for a mobile telephone call.

Is this what the ‘minimising of the radiation exposure’ for the population means?

House with Screening: See photo 5.
Message on the Poster:
“Guidelines protect against heating. Who protects our health?”
“Rechtlinien schutzen vor Erwärmung. Wer schutz unsere Gesundheit?”

Our health status became increasingly worse and our children complained not only of continual headaches but also of heart pains. My daughter had increased weight by only 100 g in the last four months. During the same period of time, her siblings had increased weight by 1-3.5 kg, which corresponds to a normal weight gain.

Our health status became increasingly worse and our children complained not only of continual headaches but also of heart pains. My daughter had increased weight by only 100 g in the last four months. During the same period of time, her siblings had increased weight by 1-3.5 kg, which corresponds to a normal weight gain.

On 9.5.04, we had screening fitted to the house
On 25.5.04, analyses of the room air were carried out by the Landesuntersuchungsanstalt because our health complaints profile matched that of wood preservative poisoning. According to the experts, the room air was satisfactory and it was also not a co-factor.

The house screening unfortunately brought no clear improvement of the health complaints.
By this time, we now experienced headaches when in our cellar and also when we were in the town, which was not the case early in the New Year.
Also, our neighbours had been damaged [by the exposure] as the blood tests prove.



On 9.5.04, we had screening fitted to the house
On 25.5.04, analyses of the room air were carried out by the Landesuntersuchungsanstalt because our health complaints profile matched that of wood preservative poisoning. According to the experts, the room air was satisfactory and it was also not a co-factor.

The house screening unfortunately brought no clear improvement of the health complaints.
By this time, we now experienced headaches when in our cellar and also when we were in the town, which was not the case early in the New Year.
Also, our neighbours had been damaged [by the exposure] as the blood tests prove.




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For a Better World for you, or for a Worse world for you? Created: 22 Jan 2006
In response to our protests, on 09.01.04 representatives from the mobile phone operator came to carry out measurements. They reported a field strength of between 0.4-0.6 V/m for the UMTS network (the GSM network was only turned on a couple of days later according to the newspaper report) and they told us that they would only see a need to take action at [a field strength of] 1.0 V/m.
They stated that I should clarify the reason for the headaches with my doctor!

To my reply, “I have only had the headaches at home and since the transmitter started working”, they could only stare at me in disbelief as if they had heard this for the first time.
They did not take up my suggestion, that they could sometimes turn the transmitter OFF and ON, and I would tell them, on the basis of my headaches, when the transmitter was ON and when it was OFF. Since, at that time, this was only an experimental testing period for the transmitter that would indeed have been possible. This proof of the harmful effect of the radiation was therefore unwanted [by the operator].

See picture 1:
Source: im Auftrag des Bundesministeriums für Bildung und Forschung erstellte Broschüre zur Studie miniWatt „Mobilkommunikation und Rundfunk der Zukunft“, Konzepte zur Minimierung der Exposition der Bevölkerung durch elektromagnetische Felder, 2004
download: http://www.bmbf.de/pub/mobilkommunikation_und_rundfunk_der_zukunft.pdf

There also is an enormous variation in the power flux density in close proximity to the mobile phone transmitter. The transmitter sited close to our house is a 20W transmitter: Immediate neighbours living a distance of 10 metres from the transmitter have an exposure of 100 µW/m². Neighbours like ourselves living at a distance of 40 metres have an exposure of 20,000 µW/m². The nominal power of the antenna does not correspond to the effective radiated power (ERP), due to the focussing effect called the antennae factor [= 50], and after multiplication (x50) an antenna output power of effectively 1,000W is achieved.
That’s why the cooling system also operates in Winter!

Source:
Abschlussbericht „Untersuchung der Immissionen durch Mobilfunk Basisstationen“, Institut für Mobil- und Satellitenfunktechnik GmbH im Auftrag des Ministerium für Umwelt und Naturschutz, Landwirtschaft und Verbraucherschutz des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen, 2002
download: http://www.munlv.nrw.de/sites/arbeitsbereiche/immission/pdf/immission_final.pdf

Graph 2 - Power Flux Density/Distance and Height Difference
[Kurve 2 - Leistungsflussdichte/Abstand und Höhenunterschied]

For a 10 metres height difference [10m Höhenunterschied on graph]:
There is a power flux density of =>20-30 µW/m² for the neighbour in their lower house at a distance of 20 metres.

For a 5 metre height difference [5m Höhenunterschied on graph]:
The height difference to our house amounted to only 5 metres and there was a corresponding power flux density of =>20,000 µW/m² at a 40 metres distance.

Our measurements have confirmed this.

Later on, my husband developed sporadic cardiac disrhythmia, tachycardia and hypertension. When I myself then woke up one morning with my heart pounding and a greatly increased pulse rate we moved with our mattresses into the empty flat on the ground floor, since there the [radiation] levels were significantly lower. Sleep was improved on the ground floor, but it was still not good, because we always woke up feeling tired and with headaches.

For that reason, there remained only one option left for us - to try sleeping in the cellar. Hence, on 13.01.04 we slept in the cellar for the first time.

During the Winter Holiday [away from home], we could finally recuperate and after two days our headaches had disappeared, although there was also good mobile phone reception in the holiday resort. We now felt as well as we were before the mast was turned on.

As we had recovered so well, we hoped that we would also have no problems when were back at home - or at least not initially.

But, when we arrived back home in the evening the headaches started up again. By the next morning, we felt so ill in our kitchen that we could not keep any food down.

So we also had to move the kitchen down to the ground floor.
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I have been invited to give my presentation to you as a Victim. Created: 22 Jan 2006
On 13.11.03, a crane lifted up a shining structure onto a roof in our immediate neighbourhood and, after looking more carefully, I realised that it was in
fact a mobile phone transmitter.

During the last few weeks before Christmas, we noticed that our children looked ill and that they had eye-rings, as if infected. We still thought –it is
good that it will soon be our holiday.

During the Christmas holidays, nobody in our entire family had a proper appetite and we felt continually nauseous. Initially, we thought that this was explained by our increased consumption of sweets. We attributed our continued tiredness and lack of drive to the relatively late bed times and to sleeping in late in the mornings.

Then, my husband suddenly developed problems with sleeping through the night and falling back to sleep after awakening.

My whole family had lost weight over Christmas; some of them had lost several kilos.

In the New Year, we found that we always had headaches when at home; the headaches only disappeared when we were away from home. We already had headaches early in the morning when we got out of bed. Then we said to ourselves,” The transmitter must actually already be operating“.

On Sunday 4.01.2004, the headaches suddenly reduced in the evening. For that reason, we used our measuring equipment that we had recently. In the whole house the [power flux density] readings were only 1-2µW/m².

It now became clear to us that the previous levels, which we had not been able to compare up to this time, were indeed caused by the transmitter being in operation. Until that time, we were unaware of either the [radiation] levels present in our residential area or the [radiation] levels normally found in residential areas.

We therefore informed the Gesundheitsamt [Health Department] that the transmitter had already been turned on.

On 5-1-04, the Gesundheitsamt (Health Department), after consultation with the Bauamt (Building Department), informed us that the installation was not yet operational.

On 07.01.04, there was an article in the SZ newspaper, in which it stated that the transmitter had been operational since the 16th December 2003. That was exactly the time when we first became aware of the paleness of our children’s skin.
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